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As a service to our members and other affiliated bar associations and organizations, the CWBA posts other community and law-related events.  To request your event to be posted on our website, please send the pertinent information including event date, time, place and costs to the CWBA at execdir@cwba.org.  The list of CWBA events may be found on our Events Calendar.

Colorado Pledge to Diversity 20th Anniversary Celebration
September 17, 2019

You are invited to attend the Colorado Pledge to Diversity’s 20th Anniversary Celebration on September 17, 2019. Details regarding the event are provided below and online. Register by following this link https://coloradopledge.com/event-registration/.

The RSVP deadline is August 14—hurry, space is limited! There is no cost to attend.

Rethinking Diversity - September 24

ACLU of Colorado - Bill of Rights Dinner - September 26

Please join us for our annual Bill of Rights Dinner, Thursday, September 26, 2019. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with the dinner following at 7:00 p.m. This year’s event will be held in the Ritz-Carlton Denver ballroom.

The Bill of Rights Dinner is ACLU of Colorado’s marquis event where we come together to celebrate our victories, honor our leaders, and inspire our community to continue the critical work of defending and preserving civil rights and civil liberties for all. All funds raised by the Bill of Rights Dinner provide crucial support to sustain and expand the ACLU of Colorado’s vital legal, advocacy, communication, and education work throughout the state.

This year’s honorees will be:

  • Carrie Ann Lucas, posthumously receiving the Carle Whitehead Memorial Award
  • The Honorable Joseph A. Salazar -- Ralph Carr Award
  • The Durango Herald -- Larry Tajiri Media Award

Featured Speaker: Sister Helen Prejean

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of this year’s dinner or if you have any questions about our event, please contact Rachel Pryor-Lease, Associate Director of Philanthropy, at 720-402-3105 or rpryor-lease@aclu-co.org.

For more info on sponsorship levels: 2019 ACLU Bill of Rights Dinner Sponsorship Levels

To purchase tickets please go to: ACLU of Colorado’s Bill of Rights Dinner

Colorado LGBT Bar Association Annual Dinner - September 27

On Friday, September 27th, 2019, we are proud to present the Colorado LGBT Bar Association‘s Annual Awards and Scholarship Dinner at the Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

All proceeds from this event will benefit the Colorado LGBT Bar Foundation.

The mission and vision of the Colorado LGBT Bar Foundation is to promote the charitable and educational work of the Colorado LGBT Bar Association, to advance LGBT individuals in the law, and to protect and empower Colorado’s LGBT community as a whole.

Get your tickets here!

One Size Does Not Fit All: What Different Types of Legal Employers Look for in New Hires - October 3

Law students and recent law school graduates: you are invited to attend this upcoming program on October 3 at Gibson Dunn. Please RSVP to Kate Orr at korr@gibsondunn.com.

Colorado Judicial Institute - 2019 Judicial Excellence Awards - October 17

Please join CJI on October 17th to honor 
five outstanding Colorado judges for their work on the bench

Judicial Excellence Honorees

District Court Judge Timothy J. Schutz
4th Judicial District, El Paso County

County Court Judge Olympia Z. Fay
2nd Judicial District, Denver County

Magistrate Matthew R. Zehe
8th Judicial District, Larimer County

Judicial Leadership Honorees

The late United States District Judge Wiley Y. Daniel

United States District Judge Marcia S. Krieger

History Colorado Center • 1200 Broadway, Denver

5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres
7:00 p.m. Awards Presentation  


Reservations are $200 per person 
or $110 per person for judges, judicial department employees 
and young professionals (practicing less than 5 years). 
Click here to purchase your reservations.


Contact Cynthia at 303-766-7501 or Cynthia@ColoradoJudicialInstitute.org with questions.

DU Law Stars - October 23


DU Law Stars unites alumni and the Denver legal community in a celebration of remarkable individuals who have made lasting contributions to the field of law and legal education.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Denver Law Fund, which supports the law school’s most vital public service initiatives, including our nationally ranked clinical programs, summer public interest externships and postgraduate public service fellowships.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Reception begins at 6:00 p.m.
Dinner & Program begin at 7:00 p.m.

This year’s honorees:

William L. Keating Outstanding Alumni Award

Noreen Krall, JD'94
Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel, Apple Inc., and Co-founder and Board Chair, ChIPs Network

Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. Alumni Professionalism Award

The Honorable William R. Lucero, JD'72
Presiding Disciplinary Judge, Colorado Supreme Court

Robert B. Yegge Excellence in Teaching Award

Alexi Freeman
Associate Professor of the Practice, Director of Externships and Public Interest Initiatives

Register here.

If you have any questions, please contact Felicia Ho.

Colorado Women's Bar Association • P.O. Box 1918 • Denver, CO 80201
Telephone (303) 831-1040 • Email: execdir@cwba.org

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